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Matt Clara
Use imported AI art as Mask
on Dec 22, 2015 at 7:13:39 pm

I know I can create a solid and then paste vectors from AI onto it and create a mask in the shape of the vector, but what I have is several objects whose placement is important, and pasting them one at a time doesn't get them in the right position. I figure there has to be some way to use the imported vectors to do the same thing, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how. After getting the masks set up, I'm going to then have the shapes morph into something else, so they have to be "morphable" masks.


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Dave LaRonde
Re: Use imported AI art as Mask
on Dec 22, 2015 at 8:06:56 pm

If you're going to morph them, you're pretty much stuck using the illustrator paths to make shape layers -- the paths of which can be animated for morphing purposes -- and using the shape layers as track mattes.

Dave LaRonde
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KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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